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DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Assembling Molecular Graphene

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Caption: This video shows carbon monoxide molecules (black circles) being moved one at a time by a scanning tunneling microscope into the hexagonal "molecular graphene" arrangement. The molecules repel the free-flowing electrons (yellow-orange) on the copper surface, forcing them into a honeycomb pattern.

Credit: Manoharan Lab, Stanford/SLAC

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